Roy Keane and Ray Wilkins hit out as winger wins yet another dubious penalty
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Transfer news: Manchester United target Ander Herrera confirms a deal was never in place although he is flattered at interest from David Moyes
Wednesday 04 September 2013
Athletic Bilbao midfielder says it would have taken a lot to persuade him to leave the Spanish club and that the mystery 'officials' have nothing to do with him
Monday 02 September 2013
The Basque team was on the verge of extinction
Sunday 01 September 2013
While he was left out of the Athletic Bilbao squad for today's defeat to Real Madrid, coach Ernesto Valverde does not expect Ander Herrera to make a late move to Manchester United.
Friday 12 July 2013
Wisdom of obsessive love, found in precocious youth
An Englishman's home is his chateau: Potential bargains for Brits as bottom falls out of French second home market
Tuesday 09 April 2013
A second home in the country is a luxury the French can no longer afford - cue an invasion of British bargain hunters?
Monday 08 April 2013
It says much about the life of Xabier Lopez Peña, aka Thierry, that virtually the first time he came into full-scale public view, in May 2008, was also almost the last. Over the previous three decades, Thierry was strongly suspected of becoming a key figure in the Basque terrorist group Eta, and it was only when he was arrested along with three other alleged Eta members in a French police operation that the clandestine existence he had led since the early 1980s came to a definitive conclusion.
Thursday 04 April 2013
Gloucester 31 Biarritz 41
Monday 11 February 2013
Father ran on to pitch in Paris to celebrate his son's try
Tuesday 22 January 2013
Thirty years ago, with fewer than two-dozen members of their species left, they faced extinction.
Monday 19 November 2012
So according to the Guild of One-Name Studies, an organisation devoted to the study of family names, "traditional English surnames" such as Mackmain, Bythewood, Foothead and Pauncefoot, are dying out. This news, delivered in a book by Mrs Debbie Kennett of that Guild, has been reported in a Sunday newspaper. "They are names that have been passed down through generations of Britons," was how the article in The Sunday Telegraph glossed this. What on earth, I wonder, could they possibly be driving at?
Friday 16 November 2012
Seventeen years after he fled from Spain, a Basque terror suspect has been arrested in Liverpool, where he was living under a false identity.
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